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Maverick 88, new HD weapon

Discussion in 'Tactical Shotguns' started by FLuXmr2spyder, Mar 15, 2011.

  1. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    picked it up locally on sale...good deal, read a lot of good things about it

    Maverick 88 Security by Mossberg in 18.5" bbl 5+1

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    gonna order an ATI folding stock and side saddle soon

    any tips, suggestions, recommendations etc. are greatly appreciated.

    THANKS!
     
  2. 1 old 0311

    1 old 0311

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    I have one with a ATI I keep in me trunk. Works every time.
     

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  3. Gator Monroe

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    To make mine more of a Riot configuration ,I put on the Heat Shield and a wood stock (Painted Black )replaced the Plastic stock and installed Police Sights & Sling loops & black Silent Sling , so far & any other accessory recomendations would be greatly appreciated...:cool:
     
  4. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    post pics^

    debating on sights too, but ill know more once ive fired it, this is after all my 1st shotty :)
     
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  5. Gator Monroe

    Gator Monroe

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    Sorry I don't do pics or links (Yet) but wish to know the weak spots on the Maverick 88 Platform (Are some of the plastic parts Trigger guard & various other internals replaceable with better quality 590A1 parts and can the Maverick 88 BE MADE TO HOLD MORE SHELLS (Defferent Barrel & Tube) and have a Bayo lug ?
     
  6. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    thanks

    and yes most of the mossy 500 parts do fit, like the barrels and stocks...maybe even the internals, theres quite a few youtube videos ill try to search and post em up later
     
  7. If you wanted a higher capacity and bayo lug then you should of gone with the 590 instead of the 88.
     
  8. mdfd

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  9. ScrappyDoo

    ScrappyDoo Tacticool brah!

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    Make sure you break it down and clean it real good - none of this " just shoot it " or " Its a Mossberg "' jimjam flimflam -- not smart , not Safe , and certainly not right.

    If you take care of it it will take care of you-'and once you've cleaned it , my personal recommendation is run some 00 Buck through it to seat the parts properly and " break it in before breaking it in"'- then proceed to pump as many Rounds of bulk pack goodness as you can stand.

    I'll get what's a good deal , which for me is Federal 7 1/2 or 8 shot 100'rounder boxes from Walmart , aroind 25ish dollars - hey and then just keep kabooming it at the range. Literally the more you shoot it the more broken in , smoother safer slicker etc it will become.

    Congrats and have fun and don't forget to keep it clean and lubed. Lube especially when new , I believe aippi has detailed instructions on the importance of that on his Website , I learned from reading it
     
  10. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    yea i bought the 100 rd pack from wally world, gonna start breaking in tomorrow after a good cleaning and lubing

    can u please provide a link on the aippi mentioned

    thank you
     
  11. ScrappyDoo

    ScrappyDoo Tacticool brah!

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    http://www.aiptactical.com/Breaking_In_the_870.html

    The link and his entire site / company seems to revolve around Remingtons and especially the 870 but the advice etc makes sense and I learned a lot from reading it and applied quite a bit to my 930'Spx
     
  12. skeeter7

    skeeter7 Brass Vulture

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    I bought that same shotgun this past winter. Mine came with a pistol grip included in the box which I currently have on the gun. I actually cut about 2 inches off the synthetic stock to make it fit more like the 12" LOP Hogue stock and I just shaved the stock rubber pad to fit the new dimensions. Runs great. If I come across some extra whatever money I think I am gonna pick up the Hogue Tamer pistol grip and maybe a heat shield just for kicks but that's about it.
     
  13. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    i think im gonna do the ATI folding stock, side saddle and maybe a fiber optic sight...anyway to increase the capacity on this thing?
     
  14. Gator Monroe

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    If I wanted a Glock ,I would not have bought a WW2 "Bringback War Trophy" 1911A1...:rofl:
     
  15. FLuXmr2spyder

    FLuXmr2spyder Pinoy Glocker

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    hey guys, is this normal? i cant get the screw to thread in anymore than this and it leaves about a 1mm gap
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  16. tnstaafl

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  17. Aceman

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    I've got two suggestions:

    #1 Get a light for it. Lot's of ways to do that, and not terribly expensive (can be, but does not have to be)

    #2 Just add a stretch cuff for a few extra shells.

    Call it done. It is just fine how it is.